Eliud Kipchoge smashed the world marathon record Sunday. His time of 2:01:39 makes it seem more likely that one day someone might run a marathon in under two hours.
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On Wednesday, the Seattle Storm won the 2018 WNBA championships. With strong play from Breanna Stewart and others, the team was able to beat the Washington Mystics 98-82.
Nike, which sells sports shoes and clothes, has lots of people talking about its new ad. The ad stars Colin Kaepernick, who made news by kneeling during the US national anthem.
Workers at Lego have created a complete copy of the Bugatti Chiron sports car. It is made out of over 1 million Lego Technic pieces and can actually be driven.
The leader of the French Open tennis contest has upset many people by saying that tennis star Serena Williams can't wear a special "catsuit" outfit in the contest next year.
Usain Bolt is the world's fastest man. No one has run 100 meters faster than him. But in 2017, he gave up running. Now Bolt is taking up soccer (football).
Lombok, Indonesia, a place popular with tourists, has been struck by serious earthquakes. At the same time, in Jakarta, the country is preparing to hold the 2018 Asian Games.
The Tour de France is a very difficult bike race. It lasts over three weeks and covers 2,082 miles ( 3,351 kilometers). It ended yesterday with a new champion, Geraint Thomas.
France has won the 2018 FIFA World Cup, beating Croatia 4-2. Croatia played very well, but France scored important goals that made it hard for Croatia to come back.
Thursday was the first day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. For the next month, the 32 best men's national soccer teams will compete to become the next world's champion.